Sunday, 14 September 2014

What is Gandmool ?

The fear of Gandmool or “Gandants” is highly prevalent in our society. At the time of birth astrologers often terrorize the parents if a child born under certain Nakshatra. It is important to understand the myth and reality.

What is Gandmool ?

When a child takes birth, his/her father goes to an Astrologer to find out the astrological details. Astrologer makes the horoscope and tells important things to native’s father. Sometimes Astrologer says that child has taken birth in Gand Mool Nakshatra.
According to the Indian Vedic Astrology, Nakshatras are the important part of our lives.  Indian Vedic Astrology considers Nakshatra (in which we are born) to be the one of most important aspects of our lives. There are 27 Nakshatras in the zodiac. All the Nakshatras affect human lives as per their astrological importance.
The Nakshatra, in which Moon is placed at the time of birth, is called Janma Nakshatra (Birth Star). Janma Nakshatra has a great significance in our lives. Therefore it is very important to know the effects of Nakshatras on the different aspects of the life like health, wealth, prosperity etc. In general, there are detailed studies on Nakshatras are available in different astrological books but here.

Out of the 27 Nakshatra 6 Nakshatra are  ruled by Mercury and Ketu . These are called Gandmool Nakshatra. They are
 1. Aswani
2. Jyestha
3. Magha
4. Ashlesha
5. Moola and
6. Revati.
These six Nakshatra have been categorized into two parts, Nakshatra of Ketu and Nakshatra of Mercury.The first series of Gandmool Nakshatra consists of Ketu Nakshatra which are Ashwini, Magha and Mool.. The second series of Gandmool Nakshatra consists of three Nakshatra of Mercury which are Ashlesha, Jyeshtha and Rewati.

If the natal Moon in the horoscope of a child is in one of these Nakshatra, the child is said to be born in Gandmool Nakshatra. According to many astrologers and astrological books the child born in these Nakshatra is inauspicious. They suggest the Shanti Prayog of the Nakshatra after 27 day when same Nakshatra repeats. It is believed that if a child is born in Gandmool Nakshatra, his father should not see his face for 27 days till a Gandmool Shanti puja is performed. Many scholars also believe that Gandmool Shanti for Mercury Nakshatra can be carried out on the 10th or 19th day from the day of birth.

If a native has taken birth in any of these Nakshatra, a Shanti Karma is suggested on the day when same Nakshatra repeats. Shanti Karma may include Shivarchana, Homam for the ruler of Nakshatra and full procedure of Mool Shanti Prayoga. It is suggested that this Shanti Vidhan is quite necessary as an effective remedy to overcome the ill effects of Gandmool Nakshatra.

Some astrologers say that Gandmool is an Astrological myth. I do not agree with them.
 In my experience I found that the native suffered health problems in his childhood if he took birth in these Nakshatra. If a native of Gandmool Nakshatra survives, he is found to be more intelligent compared to other children. We have examples of Saint Tulasidas and Saint Kabir. In addition to this, I have experience of analyzing the horoscopes of Many Gandmool born Natives where I found that if there is any Aristi (Danger to life) in horoscope like Pataki Aristi then native’s Aristi is further intensified by the Gandmool Nakshatra.

In addition there are many other effects of Gandmool. These will be discussed in the Next blog .

Please feel free to ask for any information that you may need.


  1. My son is born on 9th April 2:49 PM. As per astrology, He is born in Gand mool, Jyestha nakshatra, 2nd charan. It is believed that during this time, father should not see face of the child. Right now I am in Oman and my son is born in our hometown Kurukshetra, India. I have seen my son's pics over internet (whatsapp) and also saw him during live video chat with family.
    Will this also affect although I am not there with the family physically.
    I am going to India on 6th May, when the shanti pooja is orgainsed.

  2. Sir,Thanks for precise and detailed about Gandmool dosha. My husband is Jyestha. I have been married to him since 12 yrs. It has been always suffering from all quarters. But he is very dedicated and honest person. Kindly help us. As my kid future is totally in my hands for his bad luck. Regards

    1. Sorry for the delay in reply, but perhaps that was ordained. please send me your and your husbands date,time and place of birth. I will try my best to help you.
      God bless

    2. Sorry for the delay in reply, but perhaps that was ordained. please send me your and your husbands date,time and place of birth. I will try my best to help you.
      God bless

  3. Hello Sir,

    My daughter is born on 3 august 2017 at 01.05pm. Is she affected from Gandamool. Also,her birth is in Abhijeet muhurat will it remove all doshas.

  4. please tell her place of birth without which astrological calculation not possible

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